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Medical marijuana debate continues at State Capitol

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The battle to legalize medical marijuana in Louisiana is underway. State Representatives and residents showed up at the State Capitol Tuesday.

Experts weighed in on the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana. Law enforcement officials were also there. They say their main concern is safety.

Eighteen states have legalized medical marijuana. Only Colorado and Seattle allow residents to possess it for recreational use.

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